There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)

$72 - $282

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Tube, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle

$48 - $77

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to North Shields National Express

$90 - $110

Bus, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Durham

$120 - $161

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields 287.3 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields is to Tube and train which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields is to fly and train which costs £55 - £220 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at North Shields. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and South Shields is 249 miles. The road distance is 287.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields without a car is to Tube and train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at North Shields station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields is 287 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields.

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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and South Shields, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Station (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Central Station Metro) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to North Shields
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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